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Dale Earnhardt Jr. explains why he chose to retire at the end of the season. He said he told Rick Hendrick his decision March 29:

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Why the time is right for Dale Jr. to retire.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will walk away from NASCAR as one of the sport's most popular drivers, but as Marty Smith and Ricky Craven point out, the effects of multiple concussions became too much for the 2-time Daytona 500 winner.

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Dale Jr. has great solace with retiring at season's end.

Marty Smith shares his conversation with Dale Earnhardt Jr. about the decision to retire after the 2017 season.

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Concussions play heavily in Dale Jr.'s decision.

Marty Smith explains that Dale Earnhardt Jr. has decided to retire after the 2017 season because he is worried about his long-term health.

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Craven not surprised Dale Jr. will retire following 2017 season.

Ricky Craven says he thinks most drivers would have retired after the emotional challenges Dale Earnhardt Jr. experienced in 2016.

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Johnson records 82nd career victory with win in Bristol.

Jimmie Johnson takes the lead late and the checkered flag at Bristol Motor Speedway for his 82nd career NASCAR win. Ricky Craven joins Zubin Mehenti to discuss if Johnson can reach 100 wins in his career.

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Jimmie Johnson explains why the 82nd win of his NASCAR Cup career meant so much after the victory at Bristol:

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Clint Bowyer needed Jimmie Johnson to make a mistake in the closing laps. He didn't expect it to happen and it didn't as Bowyer settled for second at Bristol.

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Kyle Busch wrecked out of the race at Bristol Motor Speedway after 383 laps and a second tire problem of the day. Busch has had tire problems several times this year and did at last August's race at Bristol. Busch said he wouldn't talk to Goodyear about the issue. Busch: "I just really have no idea why the fastest car out there keeps blowing a tire. We were coming through the field twice. If people want to see racing and people coming from the back to the front, you've got to have tires that can last."

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